Currrent as of February 4, 2022

Probate Code § 215

Notice to Director of Health Care Services

Where a deceased person has received or may have received health care under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) or Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or was the surviving spouse of a person who received that health care, the estate attorney, or if there is no estate attorney, the beneficiary, the personal representative, or the person in possession of property of the decedent shall give the Director of Health Care Services notice of the decedent’s death not later than 90 days after the date of death. The notice shall include a copy of the decedent’s death certificate. The notice shall be given as provided in Section 1215, addressed to the director at the Sacramento office of the director.


Added Stats 1990 ch 79 § 14 (AB 759), operative July 1, 1991. Amended Stats 1993 ch 69 § 4 (SB 35), effective June 30, 1993; Stats 2014 ch 71 § 135 (SB 1304), effective January 1, 2015.

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